Incident Logs


Entries for March 2012

Wednesday
Mar 07
Murrhardt, Germany: A worker at a metal processing plant suffered acid burns to his face and hands. More information

Tuesday
Mar 06
Dittmer, MO: An explosion at a fireworks factory sent 1 person with serious burns to a St. Louis hospital via helicopter. More information

Tuesday
Mar 06
Dunn County, ND: An explosion ripped apart a gas compressor station during pressure testing. More information

Tuesday
Mar 06
Davidstow, UK: Fire broke out in the hopper of a boiler at a cheese factory. More information

Tuesday
Mar 06
Eleusina, Greece: A Greek tanker carrying more than 2,000 tons of oil has sunk off the port of Piraeus, with its captain on board. More information

Tuesday
Mar 06
Deeside, UK: A worker who fell from a ladder at an engineering company died from his injuries. More information

Tuesday
Mar 06
Grubville, MO: 3 workers at a fireworks factory were injured in an explosion. More information

Tuesday
Mar 06
Fort Morgan, CO: Non-essential personnel were evacuated from a power plant while responders battled a nearby wildfire. More information

Tuesday
Mar 06
Sheboygan, WI: A worker was injured in a forklift mishap on a warehouse loading dock. More information

Tuesday
Mar 06
For McMurray, AB: A power plant worker bled to death after being struck in the leg by a ruptured steam line. More information

Tuesday
Mar 06
Calvert, AL: A construction worker was killed at a site for a new stainless steel products plant. More information

Tuesday
Mar 06
East Grand Forks, ND: Fire broke out at a sugar refinery among byproduct pellets used for animal feed. More information

Tuesday
Mar 06
Whitten, IA: A valve malfunction a caused an anhydrous ammonia spill at a grain elevator. More information

Tuesday
Mar 06
Kettering, OH: A chemical spill at an industrial research center led to an alcohol-based fire in a laboratory. More information

Tuesday
Mar 06
Chinley, UK: Fire broke out in a granulating machine at a PVC factory. More information

Tuesday
Mar 06
Arbourthorne, UK: Fire broke out at a former umbrella factory. More information

Tuesday
Mar 06
Lichfield, UK: Nearby factories in an industrial park were evacuated after an explosion at an agricultural facility dealing with fertilizers. More information

Tuesday
Mar 06
Memphis, TN: 1 of 3 people injured by a flash fire while working on a flare drum at an oil refinery later died. More information

Tuesday
Mar 06
Sayreville, NJ: A power outage at a steel mill led workers to discover a transformer fire. More information

Tuesday
Mar 06
Akron, OH: Several explosions were reported at a specialty chemicals plant. More information

Tuesday
Mar 06
Summerville, SC: An asphalt plant worker died of his injuries after getting caught in machinery. More information

Tuesday
Mar 06
Billingham, UK: A machinery breakdown allowed molten metal to escape, setting fire to a metals plant. More information

Monday
Mar 05
Bantwal, India: Fluorine leaking from a ruptured cylinder at a water treatment plant affected at least 30 people in the surrounding area. More information

Monday
Mar 05
Quraiya, Syria: A bomb damaged a pipeline running to a refinery on the coast. More information

Monday
Mar 05
Princeton, NJ: 3 people were injured in a fire at a plant making industrial screening and separation equipment. More information

Monday
Mar 05
Corpus Christi, TX: Water cannons were activated when chemical sensors detected a leak from an alkylation unit at an oil refinery. More information

Monday
Mar 05
Irmo, SC: A fire in a mechanical breaker left 2 workers with injuries. More information

Monday
Mar 05
Boucherville, QB: A fire at a drug manufacturing plant threatens to place more strain on short supplies of intravenous painkillers and antibiotics. More information

Monday
Mar 05
Delphos, OH: A morning fire shut down operations at a cellulose insulation manufacturer. More information

Monday
Mar 05
Debak, Malaysia: Fire destroyed a 7-room workers hostel and a guard house at a coal factory. More information

Monday
Mar 05
Kedah, Malaysia: An oil spill forced a water treatment plant to shut down, interrupting the supply of 125 million litres of water daily to a population of 300,000 people. More information

Monday
Mar 05
Valencia, CA: LPG leaked from an overturned tanker truck. More information

Monday
Mar 05
Ajman, UAE: 3 men died and 5 others suffered burns when a fire broke out aboard an ocean tanker used to transport crude oils. More information

Monday
Mar 05
Umatilla, OR: A worker died in an accident at a manufacturing plant. More information

Monday
Mar 05
Daveyston, Australia: A fire in a barley bin at a flour mill reignited 4 days after being extinguished. More information

Monday
Mar 05
Drenas, Kosovo: An explosion rocked a steel plant but with no injuries reported. More information

Monday
Mar 05
Highlands, TX: Oil leaking from vehicles at a petroleum blending plant contaminated runoff water mistakenly released to the environment. More information

Sunday
Mar 04
Taltal, Chile: An explosion in a copper mine killed 1 person and injured another. More information

Sunday
Mar 04
Upper Leacock Twp., PA: 2 feet of smoldering sawdust at the bottom of a silo at a wood pellet plant was quickly extinguished. More information

Sunday
Mar 04
Brazzaville, Republic of Congo: More than 200 people were killed when a series of huge explosions rocked a weapons depot. More information

Sunday
Mar 04
Kangpokpi, India: Fire gutted 25 lodgings, which housed labourers at a plywood factory, leaving 1 dead. More information

Sunday
Mar 04
Dupo, IL: A hazmat crew sealed the leak in a railcar containing hydrogen fluoride at a rail yard. More information

Sunday
Mar 04
Philadelphia, PA: Fire spread from an oil company to a nearby roofing company. More information

Sunday
Mar 04
Wichita, KS: Firefighters were able to extinguish a fire at a recycling plant in about 15 minutes. More information

Sunday
Mar 04
Satara, India: Firefighters battled a 10-hour fire at a chemical plant. More information

Sunday
Mar 04
Holtville, CA: A brush fire threatend the local wastewater treatment plant. More information

Sunday
Mar 04
Baugo, IN: A small fire broke out at a wood grinding operation. More information

Sunday
Mar 04
Ramanagaram, India: 3 loaded trucks caught fire at a food processing plant. More information

Saturday
Mar 03
Delhi, India: A small fire broke out at a factory. More information

Saturday
Mar 03
Tyne Dock, UK: Vehicles parked inside a factory unit caught fire. More information

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